Klotz Family History

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Klotz Name Meaning

German: nickname for a clumsy, awkward man, from Middle High German klotz ‘lump’, ‘block’, cognate with modern English clot, which is similarly used in a transferred sense to denote a stupid person. Jewish (Ashkenazic): cognate of 1, from modern German Klotz ‘lump’, ‘block’, or Yiddish klots.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Kotz, Platz, Krotz, Kloth, Klutz, Koth, Kloc, Ketz, Lontz, Knoth

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Klotz Family Origin

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Klotz Family Occupations

What did your Klotz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Klotz. 65% of Klotz men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Klotz women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klotz were Laborer and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
  • Income

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Klotz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Klotz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klotz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Klotz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Klotz. For the veterans among your Klotz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klotz Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Klotz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Klotz in 1940 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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